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in the u.k. too. >> woodruff: ere were other reports of scandal rocking the vatican over the weekend as popen winnipeg ticket prepares to leave office later in the week. margaret warner has more on the latest from rome. >> warner: unsourced stories in the italian media in recent days have alleged sexual and financial impropriety including corruption, favoritism and the attempted blackmail of gay vatican clergy at the highest levels of the church. in response the vatican released a statement saturday attacking the press accounts as an attempt to influence the election of the new pope. stating it is deplorable that there be a widespread distribution of often unverified, unverifiable or completely false news stories that cause serious damage to persons and institutions. today pope benedict met with three cardinals he had named to run a secret investigation into a cache of leaked vatican documents last year. the new media allegations are said to be based on their findings. it was announced today that their findings will remain sealed shown only to the new pontiff but not to the cardinal
'll need to know italian. that's the daily language of the vatican. english and spanish would be extremely helpful. >> i think of center. center importance is a deeply spiritual and prayerful person. this is why people look to the church for their spiritual nourishment. so that's central. but the pope has to be a man of the world in a certain sense. he has to have a knowledge of different cultures. we keep raising the bar in so many ways. >> i personally would like to see a pope who would take seriously the message of the second vatican council, develop greater collegiality in the church, perhaps even democratization in the church. a pope who respects the human equality of all persons, man and women, and begins to make suitable changes in the church in that direction. >> but father morozowich says whoever is chosen is not likely to make sweeping changes. >> so a new pope will bring new vigor, will bring his personality, his personal gifts. he will continue, though, the tradition of the church. >> people of other faiths say the selection of a new pope matters to them too. >> the quality of
for the vatican say the pope cited his advance age and felt he could no longer fulfill his responsibilities. german cardinal joseph ratzinger was 78 years old when he became pope in april 2005 following the death of pope john paul ii. he was the oldest person to become pontiff in 275 years. benedict xvi was a conservative pope, he strongly opposed to birth control, but he embraced new forms of communication and joined twitter last year. pope benedict faced a string of challenges during his term from sexual abuse scandals involving the members of the clergy to an investigation into money laundering in vatican city. a court convicted his former butler last year of stealing and leaking classified documents that pointed to corruption in the vatican. the pope pardoned him over christmas. it's rare for a pope to resign. pope benedict is the first to quit in nearly 600 years. senior members of the catholic church will now start planning their conclave, the meeting they hold to choose a successor. >>> police in the united states are investigating yet another case of gun violence. pop ben fikt bened
an announcent made in latin during a meeting of cardinals at the vatican. >> dear brothers, i have called you not only for the three can onizations but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance for the life of the church. after having repeatedly examined my conscience before god i have come to the certainty that my strengths due to an advanced age are no longer suited to an adequate exercise of the papal ministry. >> suarez: underscoring that point benedict's brother said today the pope's doctors recent advised him not to take any more transatlantic trips. in a 2010 interview, benedict said a pope could step down if he felt unable physically to carry on. he had visibly slowed in the last few years. >> the last one who made the pope last week and i said that he was tired an tire. >> suarez: few outside his inner most circle saw it coming. and the announcement instantly sparked speculation about whether there was something more to the decision. >> it's unique in terms of the papacy. so it could be deeper. than what we've been told at the moment. >> i can only accept his resignat
-old pontiff celebrated ash wednesday services at st. peter's basilica at the vatican, marking the start of lent. we have a report from james mates of "independent television news." >> reporter: it was not quite a rock star's welcome, but was not far short of it as thousands of pilgrims crowded into the audience hall at the vatican for pope benedict's first public appearance since announcing his resignation. as he tried to speak, he was drowned out by applause, finally managing to thank them and the wider catholic world for their sympathy and understanding. >> (translated): i have decide renounce the gift the lord gave me. i decided to do this after praying far long time and examining my conscience in front of god. >> reporter: all way dorr shippers have been queues for events in the vatican, culminating with this evening's mass in st. peter's basilica. ash wednesday-- the first day of lent-- is anyway one of the catholic church's holiest days. but events of the last 48 hours have given this evening particular significance. before lent is out, the vatican tell us we will have a new pope.
and never previously raised any concerns. >>> the vatican's new sex crimes prosecutor this week urged the catholic church to be transparent in confronting the sex abuse crisis. father robert olivera boston canon lawyer, acknowledged th church had failed in the past. he also praised the media for helping the church to face "what is true." >>> in colorado, a catholic hospital that is being sued for wrongful death admitted it was "morally wrong" when it tried to defend itself by citing a state law that says fetuses are not people. the lawsuit was brought by a man whose pregnant wife died in the emergency room. he argued the doctor should have deiver the twins she was caring. the hospital's lawyers originally responded by saying it could not be sued for those deaths since under the state's wrongful death law, fetuses are not considered legal persons. after meeting with local catholic bishops, the hospital changed its argument. it also called the state law "unjust." >>> we remember today the faithful and controversial life of the late dorothy day, a woman now on the long, complicated path
that -- >> from the vatican -- [laughter] >> nothing or pulse -- repulsive about the performance. it was in keeping with the kinds of performances you see among young singers -- >> yes, that is the point. >> i thought she danced very well, sang very well. >> she is a great performer, but it is so overt. >> coats up to her neck -- >> no, but there is a difference between petticoats of your neck and that kind ofumpi -- >> did you turn off the tv? >> yeah, actually. >> oh, come on, if you turn it off -- [laughter] >> there is a great latin phrase -- no point arguing about matters of taste. i come down one evan's side. i felt the same way about madonna and lady gaga. what ever happened to it subtlety? i stipulate that beyonce is a talented and beautiful -- >> about bumps and grinds -- >> do you think subtlety is overrated, nina? [laughter] >> in the greater scheme of things, i thought this was hardly the most lewd and vulgar thing -- wait, wait, you argued a lot. there is way worse on television whalers language and everything. it is not my personal thing, but it did not jump out at
with other duties for the vatican. and last friday, he posted a defiant response to archbishop gomez on his personal blog. it read in part: in the meantime, some abuse victims say some files still have not been released, but the archdiocese says it will comply fully by the court-ordered deadline, february 22. we taka close lookt the douments and what they real about the church's handling of abuse claims with ray boucher, the lead attorney representing victims in the cases that lead to the files release. we asked the archdiocese of los angeles to join our conversation but they were not available. mr. boucher, now five and a half years or so since the settlement the documents are finally out. did they provide any missing pieces of the putz? did they tell you things you didn't already know? >> well, they certainly tell us inreat detail the horrific story of abuse and coverup that we long suspected and expected. they confirmed it but confirmed it in a depth that i don't think anybody could have ever understood or fully comprehended. >> suarez: when you say "confirmed it" does this directly link
and health he could no longer fulfill his duty. as the vatican searches for answer and a successor, a debate over the future of the catholic church has resurfaced. pope benedict xvi's conservative approach was at odds with a church that sought to modernize. the vatican must move or in ward when many believe the religion to be in crisis. here is cbs news correspondent allen pizzey reporting from rome. >> reporter: with his brief announcement in latin, benedict set a modern peres sent that ensures his successor cans take the same path. as one cardinal put it-- he broke a taboo. catholics around the world reacted with surprise, some sadness but overall there was a sense that benedict had done the right thing for himself and the church. >> it's quite an act of humility for the pope to realize he can no longer physically and mentally discharge the duties of his author. >> even as benedict's legacy is being debated, the struggle for succession has begun behind the scenes. latin americans feel their time has come and there are several strong candidates, including cardinal leonardo sandri of argenti
. at the vatican, pope benedict the sixteenth gave an emotional farewell in his last general audience-- a day before his retirement becomes official. we have a report from james mates of "independent television news." >> reporter: a final ride on the popemobile into the crowds on st. peter's square. a last baby to kiss. there is no protocol on how to leave the office of pope because no living pope has done so for 600 years. but benedict xvi decided he was not going to go quietly. for ten days there have been rumors that he stood down not just because of ill health, but because of power struggles in the vatican. in his farewell address in front of 50,000 in the square and millions more on t.v., he confirmed all had not been well. "there were also moments that were not easy," he said. "ifeltike st. per anthe apostles and the boat on the sea of galilee. the lord gave as many days of light winds when the fish were abundant but also times when the waters were stormy and the winds were against us and the lord seemed to be sleeping." sitting just feet away were the the tens of thousands of pilgrims
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